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Arizona unemployment hit ‘historic’ low of 3.3% in March, new data shows

WASHINGTON - Arizona's unemployment rate fell to 3.3% in March, one of 17 states where the White House said joblessness reached "historic lows." It was lower than the national rate and the lowest in Arizona in a half-century, according to data released Friday.


Arizona jobless rate continues to decline, now lowest in 15 years

WASHINGTON – The Arizona unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% in February, well below pre-pandemic levels and the lowest it has been since 2007, according to the most recent numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Former Arizona standout thrives in new role with hometown Lakers

Stanley Johnson was a star on UArizona’s 2015 Elite Eight team. But after bouncing around the NBA, the former lottery pick has found success with his hometown team, the L.A. Lakers.


Cactus League report: Brewers pitchers hope to build off dominant 2021 season

The Milwaukee Brewers are looking to follow up a dominant 2021 campaign on the mound. Many are using the abbreviated spring to their advantage to fulfill that goal, and sizable results have already presented themselves.


Maricopa County led nation in population growth; Pinal, Yavapai surged

WASHINGTON - Maricopa County added more new residents than any county in the nation last year, continuing a trend that local officials call a credit to the region's opportunities and affordability.


Valley restaurant owners expect boost from baseball’s Cactus League

PHOENIX – Valley restaurant owners breathed a sigh of relief when baseball owners and players settled their labor dispute in time for a shortened Cactus League spring training season.


Back to the Cactus League: Andrew McCutchen excited for opportunity with Brewers

PHOENIX – After signing a one-year, $8.5 million deal with the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, Andrew McCutchen is already impacting his new teammates and is excited to return to the Cactus League.


Peoria boys basketball coach has an alter ego: Phoenix Suns superfan Mr. ORNG

PEORIA – Some days he’s “coach,” other days he’s Mr. ORNG. But he’s always embracing his unique basketball experiences.


13 bills that could affect transgender youth winding through Arizona Legislature

PHOENIX – LGBTQ advocates and transgender youth in Arizona continue to push back against 13 bills that been introduced in the Legislature this session. These bills, whether they are passed or not, can negatively affect transgender youth and their mental health.


Arizona has eyes on March Madness after clinching Pac-12 regular season title

LOS ANGELES – The Arizona Wildcats clinched the Pac-12 regular season title but have much bigger aspirations as the conference tournament and March Madness approach.


Stars align: Celebrities are among biggest Suns fans

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns have risen from the lowest rungs on the NBA ladder to the league’s elite over the last three seasons, and some celebrity fans, including Phoenix-raised Hollywood screenwriter Rhett Reese, are going along for the ride.


LA celebrates Rams’ Super Bowl win with victory parade

After winning the Super Bowl in their home stadium, the Los Angeles Rams celebrated their win with a parade.